Russia’s deadliest terror attack in 15 years leaves the nation shaken and on high alert

The progression of the attack on the concert hall in Moscow

In the deadliest terrorist attack in Russia since 2004, over 130 people were killed at a sold-out concert hall in Moscow. The Central Asian branch of Isis-K was attributed to the attack, which brought back memories of the 2004 Beslan school siege where Chechen terrorists took over a school and resulted in the deaths of 330 civilians.

The attack began when masked gunmen arrived at the Crocus City Hall and started shooting outside the building. They then entered the lobby and continued firing at the people gathered there. Panic ensued as they made their way inside the concert hall and started shooting towards the crowd. They were reported to have thrown explosives and set fires inside the building before fleeing the scene.

The aftermath of the attack saw dozens of casualties due to smoke poisoning. Emergency response teams arrived quickly at the scene to provide assistance. Russian authorities later arrested eleven suspects, four of whom are believed to have been involved in the attack. Investigations revealed that the attackers were not Russian citizens but carried Tajik passports.

The incident has shaken Russia and raised concerns about the presence of extremist groups in

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